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Armed Person Triggered Police Response on E Dorsett Ave Earlier this Week.

Armed Person Triggered Police Response on E Dorsett Ave Earlier this Week.

Crime
Contributed Photo ASHEBORO N.C. - An armed individual making threats triggered a police response on E Dorsett Ave in Asheboro ealier this week. On May 1st, 2023, at around 5pm, Randolph County 911 received a call that a female was armed with a handgun and threating to shoot another individual. A total of nine officers with the Asheboro Police Department responded to the scene and spoke with the victims who indicated they were walking through the yard of a residence on East Dorsett Avenue when a female from the residence threatened them with a handgun. According to Robbie Brown, Assistant Chief of Police with the Asheboro Police Department, initially the female inside the residence wouldn’t speak with officers. After an unspecified amount of time officers were able to speak ...
Convicted Felon Pulls Gun In Argument, Flees When 911 Called

Convicted Felon Pulls Gun In Argument, Flees When 911 Called

Crime
ASHEBORO N.C. - A convicted felon is back in jail after brandishing a gun during an argument before fleeing the scene when 911 was called. On January 19, 2022, the Randolph County Sheriff’s Office responded to a family fight on Kerr Drive, in Randleman. When deputies arrived they were told that Phillip Andrew Hess had come to the house and an argument ensued. During that argument police say that Hess was told to leave and refused before brandishing a firearm and verbally threatening the residents. The victim told police that when they called 911 Hess dropped the handgun and fled on foot. Responding deputies attempted to locate Hess but were unsuccessful. Deputies discovered that Hess is a convicted felon, and they collected the handgun as evidence. Police went to the Randolph County...